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The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains  

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List Rules Only restaurants with drive-through windows

Get in the car - easy meals coming up! This is a comprehensive list of the best drive-thru restaurant chains, including Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell, and Wendy's. Are you looking for a new favorite restaurant with drive-through windows? Look no further than our list of favorite restaurant chains that let you just zip on by without getting out of your vehicle. This list of drive-thru restaurants is listed in order from most popular to least, and can be changed depending on which ones the voters prefer the most—even more than McDonald's or Burger King. So pick your favorite chain restaurants in order depending on which ones you most like to visit for drive-through, or copy the list to make your very own list of drive-thru chain restaurants.

Did you forget the name of that delicious chain restaurant that you stopped at on your last vacation? Chances are good that you will find it listed here and can then search for the nearest location to enjoy another visit with delicious drive-thru food. With over 40 restaurants with drive-through chains listed here, most of your favorites will already be on the list. Even if a particular favorite chain restaurant is not in your area, a short drive to the nearest big city may bring you the eating pleasure you were longing for.

Get a pen and paper, browse through the list, and then search for the location closest to you. It’s time for a road trip to experience all your favorite drive-thru restaurants in one trip!

list ordered by
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Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
2
Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
3
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
4
Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
5
Dairy Queen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
6
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
7
KFC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
8
Burger King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
9
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants
10
Arby's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
11
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
12
Subway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
13
Steak 'n Shake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing
14
Whataburger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing
15
Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Bakery, Food and Beverage
16
Mcdonald's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
alex-crowe added Mcdonald's
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A&W Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
18
Jack in the Box is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
19
Culver's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
MaureenM added Restaurant

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Checker's and Rally's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
21
Hardee's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
22
White Castle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food
23
Jimmy John's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
ChloeFletcher added Restaurant
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Carl's Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
25
Baskin-Robbins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
KimberlyCase added Restaurant, Food and Beverage